Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
This story is an intense mix of human rights issues that have come up over history and the Scarlet Letter. You can’t aide a Flawed person but when that conflicts with the right thing to do, Celeste’s world is turned upside down.
Publisher’s Description: You will be punished…
Celestine North lives a perfect life. She’s a model daughter and sister, she’s well-liked by her classmates and teachers, and she’s dating the impossibly charming Art Crevan.
But then Celestine encounters a situation where she makes an instinctive decision. She breaks a rule and now faces life-changing repercussions. She could be imprisoned. She could be branded. She could be found flawed.
In her breathtaking young adult debut, bestselling author Cecelia Ahern depicts a society where perfection is paramount and flaws lead to punishment. And where one young woman decides to take a stand that could cost her everything.
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Luna Lovebooks says…
Likes: The concept of this book intrigued me. A future where everyone is perfect. One step out of line and you are branded flawed and basically treated as an outcast. You can only eat certain meals, you have a curfew and a special place to sit on the bus, and people hate you. I like the real world context that this novel has, not just in today’s society, but from looking at our society’s past as well. I liked the way the characters and the society of this novel start to rebel and divide.
Dislikes: Celeste at times was very naïve. And for being a logical person, she missed a few ques that were very obvious to me. While I had no issues with the events in the book some may consider them graphic or even triggering. The ending was more of a “What?” moment than a cliff hanger.